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The Chiswick Press literary almanack

Chiswick Press

The Chiswick Press literary almanack

for the year 1875.

by Chiswick Press

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Published by Privately printed for presentation only by Whittingham and Wilkins [Chiswick Press] Tooks Court, Chancery Lane in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dedicated and presented to the Friends of the Chiswick Press.

The Physical Object
Pagination[40]p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17845392M

Small 4to. (48) pp. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Text printed on laid paper; text clean, un-marked, top edges un-opened. Quarter vellum, boards, printed spine title; binding square and tight, some light foxing to top edge. John William Mackail () was a Scottish man of letters and socialist, now best remembered as a Virgil Scholar. He was also a poet, literary historian and. The Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac The Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac are available from Information Today, Inc. To order, call the publisher at (outside the U.S. call ); fax: , e-mail: [email protected], or simply click on the "Order Now" button (left). / pp/hardbound.

The typeface Basle Roman was cut for the Chiswick Press in by William Howard and cast at his foundry in Great Queen Street. [3] [4] It was first used for the Rev. William Calvert's The Wife's Manual (a book of religious verse), published in ; later editions followed in and , both set in the same type which apparently had only. Mosher and His Place In Printing History. When Mosher published his first book in , thereby founding the first significant private press 1 in America, the printing arts on this continent as well as in England were in ferment. The craft of printing carefully designed books had atrophied in the wake of the industrial revolution.

Chiswick Auctions is hosting sale of Printed Books and Manuscripts, taking place on Wednesday 25 May at 1pm.. Featuring in the sale will be the Surrealist Collection of the late John Lyle. (Lots ). John Lyle () began life in the book trade in the ’s in London. After four years the younger Whittingham left to set up shop independently in London. From until the work of the two presses was distinct. When the elder Whittingham died in the younger Whittingham inherited the Chiswick Press. In the younger Whittingham had met the publisher, book dealer, and typophile, William Pickering.


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Chiswick Press. Quick Reference. Founded in by the London printer Charles Whittingham (–) at Chiswick. His nephew, also Charles Whittingham (–), joined the firm in From: Chiswick Press in The Oxford Companion to the Book» Subjects: Literature —. Other currently published almanacs (ca. ) include TIME Almanac with Information Please, World Almanac and Book of Facts, The Farmer's Almanac and The Old Farmer's Almanac and The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk.

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WHITTINGHAM, CHARLES (–), ‘the uncle,’ printer and founder of the Chiswick Press, born on 16 June at Stoke Farm, Caludon or Calledon, in Warwickshire, three miles from Coventry, was the youngest child of Charles Whittingham, a farmer.

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On the death of his uncle in the Chiswick Press business passed into the hands of the younger Whittingham. He carried on the works at Chiswick as well as at Took's Court untiland the books printed at both places bore the imprint of Chiswick Press.

In he became a liveryman of the Company of Stationers. The lease at Took's Court. The press was taken over by Christopher Sandford, Owen Rutter, and Francis J. Newbery. They paid £1, for the business. Gibbings had been in negotiations with Sandford for some time, and had introduced Rutter to him.

Newbery was the manager of the Chiswick Press, where production was to be moved. The Golden Cockerel Press ceased to be a. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, History / General; Literary Collections / Essays. Inspire a love of reading with Prime Book Box for Kids Discover delightful Author: Thomas Ashe, Chiswick Press.

Chiswick Press View of the Chiswick Press inwith a note from the Chiswick Press literary almanack Includes a memorandum note from Whittingham & Wilkins bearing the signature of Mr. Bigmore, and seal of the Chiswick press with date: With A Biblical Verse For Everyday Of The Year [MINIATURE BOOKS].

Small Rain Upon the Tender Herb. Deut. XXXII. Sixteenth Edition. London: C. Whittingham at the Chiswick Press for the Religious Tract Society, [n.d.c.a. Sixteenth edition. (32 x 25 mm). Lacking all but a small piece of title-page, laid in. Full limp purple morocco. The typeface Basle Roman was cut for the Chiswick Press in by William Howard and cast at his foundry in Great Queen Street.

[3] [4] It was first used for the Rev. William Calvert's The Wife's Manual (a book of religious verse), published in ; later editions followed in andboth set in the same type which apparently had only one size, pt and no italic.

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When a small impression of these quaint old books issued from the Chiswick Press, many years ago, under the auspices of the late Mr. Singer, that gentleman merely designed the copies struck off for presentation to a select circle of literary friends who, like himself, felt a warm interest in every relic of the past which helped to.

London, England: Chiswick Press for George Bell & Sons, Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. # of a limited edition of copies. Frontispiece and title page illustrations by Alfred Longden.

Quarto, 14" tall, beige and green cloth covered boa. The Mystical Hymns Of Orpheus: Translated From The Greek, And Demonstrated To Be The Invocations Which Were Used In The Eleusinian Mysteries, [Thomas Taylor, Chiswick Press] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.An advertisement, published in October oflays out a brief prospectus for the series, with the series name harking back to the pioneering Aldine Series, a reprint series from the previous century.

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